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Oceanography, population resources and the world : oral history transcript / 1986-1998


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Covers family, boyhood, and education; Ellen Clark Revelle, graduate school, early research experiences; travel in 1936 to England and Norway; U.S. Navy, oceanographic responsibilities; Operation Crossroads, 1946, preparation and conduct of Tests Able and Baker, impact and lessons learned

Work with the U.S. Navy and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Bureau of Ships, Office of Research and Inventions; joint Scripps Institution of Oceanography and ONR expeditions and operations; activities in international science, 1930s-1960s, expansion of UNESCO to include scientific endeavors; origins of Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research

Challenging the UC loyalty oath, 1948-1950; Midpac and Capricorn expeditions, plate tectonics; teaching and training at SIO; administration and advocacy for the Institute of Marine Resources; advising the Dept. of the Interior, 1961, Pakistan Project and its politics; University Dean of Research, 1962-1963; Harvard University Center for Population Studies, 1964

Center for Population Studies: directorship, faculty and students, "the population problem," India, AID, and "underdevelopment"; White House-Interior panel on waterlogging and salinity in West Pakistan, 1961, and geographical and historical notes on the Indus River area, "The Revelle Report"; Pugwash conferences of the 1960s and 1970s, the International Foundation for Science; Indian Education Commission, 1964-1966; Pacem in Maribus and international law concerns

Covers family, boyhood, and education; Ellen Clark Revelle, graduate school, early research experiences; travel in 1936 to England and Norway; U.S. Navy, oceanographic responsibilities; Operation Crossroads, 1946, preparation and conduct of Tests Able and Baker, impact and lessons learned

Work with the U.S. Navy and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Bureau of Ships, Office of Research and Inventions; joint Scripps Institution of Oceanography and ONR expeditions and operations; activities in international science, 1930s-1960s, expansion of UNESCO to include scientific endeavors; origins of Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research

Challenging the UC loyalty oath, 1948-1950; Midpac and Capricorn expeditions, plate tectonics; teaching and training at SIO; administration and advocacy for the Institute of Marine Resources; advising the Dept. of the Interior, 1961, Pakistan Project and its politics; University Dean of Research, 1962-1963; Harvard University Center for Population Studies, 1964

Center for Population Studies: directorship, faculty and students, "the population problem," India, AID, and "underdevelopment"; White House-Interior panel on waterlogging and salinity in West Pakistan, 1961, and geographical and historical notes on the Indus River area, "The Revelle Report"; Pugwash conferences of the 1960s and 1970s, the International Foundation for Science; Indian Education Commission, 1964-1966; Pacem in Maribus and international law concerns


Pages 268
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number nrlf_ucb:GLAD-50919811
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; americana

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